Securing Your Children’s Safety this Bushfire Season

We live in a world where natural disasters happen and in the case of a bushfire, sometimes with little warning.  As a parent, you know it’s the safety of the children that are most important in these times. Their survival depends on your ability to move quickly, and with kids, that’s not always easy! So [...]

A picture of hope

The damage caused by Hurricane Harvey paints a bleak picture. The number of confirmed deaths continues to rise. Thousands of people and hundreds of pets have been displaced from their homes. Nearly 50,000 houses have been destroyed in southeastern Texas. But in the midst of the catastrophe, we found hope in the goodness of people [...]

By |September 1st, 2017|Feel Good, Natural Disaster Preparation|0 Comments

Firefighters Save Courageous Kids

A natural disaster brings extreme stress into your life. In any major catastrophe, such as an earthquake, your top priority is to ensure the safety of your loved ones. Here’s an inspiring story of three little angels who were rescued from the rubble of a collapsed building on a quake-hit Italian island. Tragically, two people [...]

By |August 25th, 2017|Feel Good, Natural Disaster Preparation|0 Comments

Tips to Avoid Fatal Risks Before, During and After a Bushfire

Bushfires cause loss of life and millions in damage every year in Australia. It creates an absolute threat to many properties during summer, particularly in the hot and dry environment commonly associated with the season. You should be well-prepared to avoid the potential risks that might happen when a devastating bushfire attacks your home. What [...]

Pets on a Plane: A Successful Evacuation Story

Bushfires are uncontrolled blaze which can burn acres of land and impact populated areas. They spread quickly and consume everything in their path in mere minutes. Recently, a ferocious bushfire raged through Alberta, Cananda, forcing nearly 90,000 people to evacuate. Both people and animals have been affected by the blaze, and many struggled to keep [...]

By |August 13th, 2017|Natural Disaster Preparation|0 Comments

Ways to Keep Your Home Prepared for a Bush fire

Here’s something we can all agree on: The more you prepare your home, the more you will keep it protected from a deadly bush fire. One way to ensure fire safety 24/7 is to install smoke detectors. But apart from having this device, did you know that there are other ways you can contribute to [...]

Six Safety Lessons for Disasters

Ex-cyclone Debbie is one the most unforgettable disasters to hit Queensland. Families and communities are now working hard to pick up the pieces and restore what’s left of their homes. But beyond recovery, we should also focus our thoughts on ways to better protect our loved ones and homes when emergencies occur. Debbie didn’t just [...]

By |April 7th, 2017|Natural Disaster Preparation|0 Comments

Road Safety During Flooding: Stay Above the Water

Did you know that even just six inches of rapidly flowing waters can take down an adult, 12 inches to topple a small car, and 24 inches to seize a large vehicle? Floods are a powerful force of nature. They are the leading weather-related devastation, killing more than 100 people every year. A majority of those deaths [...]

By |April 5th, 2017|Natural Disaster Preparation|0 Comments

Don’t risk it! Follow These Flood Safety Tips

Queenslander's are still on edge as flood waters from ex-tropical cyclone Debbie continues to rise. Hundreds of residential homes are already affected, but we are yet to see the full impact of this calamity. If it’s flooded, avoid it Once the flood rises to dangerous levels, the safest action is to evacuate to safer ground. [...]

By |April 3rd, 2017|Natural Disaster Preparation|0 Comments

Help Children Prepare for Disasters

Upsetting and unsettling events, such as cyclone turned tropical storm Debbie, can cause anxiety, distress, and even trauma for your kids. What makes this more alarming than it already is? Your children might carry that trauma years after the disaster is over. If left unaddressed, it can even have permanent effects on their mental and [...]

By |March 31st, 2017|Natural Disaster Preparation|0 Comments